Thursday, November 12 at 7:30pm | $8 |
SIR DOUG AND THE GENUINE TEXAS COSMIC GROOVE tells the story of Doug Sahm, the wild man musician’s' musician and unsung hero of Texas music. A country music child prodigy and teenage rhythm and blues dynamo who caused a riot at his San Antonio high school, Sahm emerged as an international rock star leading the Sir Douglas Quintet. He landed in San Francisco just in time for the Summer of Love in 1967. He returned to Texas as the cowboy hippie rocker who built a burgeoning music scene in Austin before forming the Tex-Mex super group The Texas Tornados. A kinetic quirky character with a solid sense of place as well as an innate wanderlust, Doug Sahm'’s story is the story of Texas Music.
Part of our new Sonic Cinema Festival which presents the best in new and classic music documentaries on the big screen (with big sound!) A feast for the eyes and ears, the festival explores a wide range of musical artists, genres and styles.